A police spokesperson provided an update on the Walmart shooting

A gruesome “manifesto” has been found on Walmart shooter Andre Bing’s phone, in which he lays out his motives for the mass shooting in Virginia that left six coworkers dead and at least four others injured ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Witnesses described how the horrific incident occurred on Tuesday night when Bing opened fire in the employee break room, as investigators tried to piece together a motive.

Law enforcement sources told local media that Bing was “upset” about his recent change in employment status and complained that he was “harassed” by fellow employees. A former co-worker also said he was paranoid about the government watching him and didn’t like being recorded. One witness claimed he saw him targeting certain people during the attack.

Details about a potential motive came when a family member of the 23-year-old Walmart employee revealed he was fighting for his life on a ventilator after being shot in the attack.

Blake Williams wasn’t even supposed to be working that night but covered shifts for a colleague. His cousin says he is now unable to breathe on his own.

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What we know about the suspected shooter in the Chesapeake Walmart mass shooting

Andre Bing, 31, from Chesapeake, is accused of opening fire inside the break room of the shop at Sam’s Circle at around 10pm on Tuesday.

Here’s what we know about him.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 20:30

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The death toll could still increase

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 20:00

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The Chesapeake Walmart attack sparked calls for the prevention of workplace violence

Workers too often don’t know how to recognize the warning signs, and more importantly, don’t know how to report suspicious behavior or feel empowered to do so, according to workplace safety and human resources experts.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 19:30

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Cold ‘manifesto’ found on Walmart shooter Andre Bing’s cell phone

A law enforcement source said 10 On Your Side that, in the document, Bing, 31, described being “upset” about his recent change in job status and complaining that he was “harassed” by fellow employees.

Officials have not confirmed the existence of a manifesto and have not disclosed a motive for Tuesday night’s massacre.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 19:00

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Biden denounced “sick” semi-automatic weapons and red flag laws that weren’t enforced

President Joe Biden has lambasted the proliferation of semi-automatic weapons and the fact that some areas of the country are not enforcing so-called “red flag laws” meant to keep people from endangering themselves and others.

Mr. Biden made the remarks on Thanksgiving in Nantucket after he delivered a pumpkin pie to firefighters.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 18:45

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Analysis: Walmart has faced calls to ban gun sales for years. Will Chesapeake change that?

By virtue of its enormous size, with thousands of stores across the US, the nation’s largest retailer is at the center of debates about retail gun sales and a familiar venue for American violence, Alex Woodwards report.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 18:30

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The shooter appeared to be targeting specific people, witnesses said

The Walmart supervisor who shot and killed six co-workers in Virginia appeared to be aiming at people and shooting at some of the victims after they were beaten and appeared to be dead, said a witness who was present when the shooting began.

Jessica Wilczewski said workers were gathering in the shop’s break room to start their night shift Tuesday night when team leader Andre Bing walked in and opened fire with a revolver. While other witnesses described Bing firing wildly, Wilczewski said he observed him targeting certain people.

“The way he acts – he goes hunting,” Wilczewski told The Associated Press on Thursday. “The way he looks people in the face and the way he does what he does, he chooses people.”

He said he watched him shoot people who were already on the ground.

“All I know is he made sure whoever he wanted dead, was dead,” he said. “He came back and shot dead bodies. To ensure.”

Wilczewski said he had only worked at the store for five days and had no idea who Bing was hanging out with or having problems with. He said the fact that he was a new employee might be the reason why he saved her.

He said that after the shooting started, a co-worker sitting next to him pulled him under a desk to hide. He said that at one point, Bing ordered him to get out from under the table. But when she saw who he was, he told her, “Jessie, come home.” He said he slowly got up and then ran out of the shop.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 18:22

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Analysis: Why can’t America end this lethal gun violence?

You’re out of words and you’re out of emotions, wrote Andrew Buncombe.

But besides sympathy for the victims, there are two other emotions that overflow and will not go away. And they are angry and angry.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 18:00

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Biden urged ‘greater action’ on gun reform

President Joe Biden urged “greater action” to combat gun proliferation in the US after a gunman shot dead six people inside a Walmart in Virginia on Tuesday night.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 17:45

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Here are six victims of the Chesapeake Walmart shooting

Night shift team leader Andre Bing walked into the break room where 14 employees were meeting shortly after 10pm and opened fire with a revolver. He then pointed the gun at himself.

Here’s what we know about the victims.

Oliver O’ConnellNovember 24, 2022 17:30